Tel-Aviv based pianist & composer, specializing in North African music
Darya Mosenzon is a Tel Aviv-based pianist specializing in North African music. She began playing the piano and composing at a young age and studied classical music throughout her childhood, but was drawn since adolescence to other genres of music as well, culminating in her choice to pursue Moroccan and Algerian music.
Darya performs solo piano shows, as well as duo and trio shows featuring Grammy-nominated oudist Charlie Sabach and percussionist Hillel Amsallem. Other collaborations include prominent artists in the North African music genres, among them Neta Elkayam, Raymonde el Bidaouia, Lior Elmaleh and Elad Levi. 2023 has seen Darya touring Portugal, Morocco and Israel. Her debut trio album will be out November 2023, and her forthcoming European tours are scheduled for fall and winter 2023-4.
Darya has performed in festivals and venues throughout Israel, among them Mekudeshet, InDnegev, Jerusalem International Oud Festival and the Polish Jazz Festival, Tel Aviv. She has also performed abroad for two consecutive years at the Moroccan Festival Des Andalousies Atlantiques in 2018 and 2019. In addition, Darya has toured and recorded with Andalucious, Tarab Jerusalem, the Israeli Andalusian Orchestra and Jerusalem Orchestra East and West.